Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.